Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Where are you located?

We are on the 3rd Floor of Berkeley City College, 2050 Center Street, Berkeley, CA 94704, in downtown Berkeley, a half block from the Downtown Berkeley BART Station

Why do I need to apply to both the EOPS and NextUp programs?

NextUp is a branch of Extended Opportunities Program and Services (EOPS). We must establish eligibility for EOPS and NextUp before providing services. *Note: Some eligibility requirements may differ from each program. Contact us or come in for more information.

What if I do not have proof of my foster youth status?

Contact your local ombudsperson office at 1-877-846-1602 or email them at

Is NextUp only offered at Berkeley City College in the Peralta Community College District?

No, NextUp is offered at all the campuses in the Peralta Community College District.

What if I am enrolled in classes at more than one PCCD city college?

That’s not a problem, the campus where you have the most units is your main NextUp office.